In September alone, foreign direct investment in China rose 0.5 per cent to US$11.52 billion, while in yuan terms, it increased by 3.8 per cent to 79.18 billion yuan. Photo: EPA

Hong Kong remains key gateway as China’s FDI rises 2.9 per cent in first nine months of 2019 despite protests

  • Overall, foreign direct investment in China rose to US$100.8 billion amid sustained government efforts to offset the economic slowdown
  • Inflows from Hong Kong, which account for two thirds of China’s overall foreign investment inflows, increased by 8.1 per cent between January and September
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In September alone, foreign direct investment in China rose 0.5 per cent to US$11.52 billion, while in yuan terms, it increased by 3.8 per cent to 79.18 billion yuan. Photo: EPA
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Orange Wang

Orange Wang

Orange Wang covers the Chinese macroeconomy, and has many years of experience with China's monetary and fiscal policy moves. He also covered global market and financial news for a long time, with a particular focus on new technologies and their influences on economic growth and society. Before joining the South China Morning Post, Orange worked as a Shanghai Correspondent for ET Net, a Hong Kong financial news agency.